1. Lakers Rumors: Paul George Didn't Hide Intention to Play for LA with Pacers

    Indiana Pacers superstar Paul George reportedly was open about his desire to play for the Los Angeles Lakers , his former teammates say...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 day ago 61,476 reads 0 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant Performs Slam Poem About Steve Urkel on 'The Tonight Show'

    A stone-faced assassin on the court, the retired Kobe Bryant loosened up by performing a slam poem about Family Matters ' Steve Urkel on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 day ago 17,897 reads 0 comments

  3. Blazers Tweet at Chance the Rapper, Kim Kardashian Following Warriors' Sweep

    The Portland Trail Blazers never stood a chance against the Golden State Warriors . This was obvious to most NBA fans before the reigning Western Conference champions swept the eighth seed by an average margin of 18 points per victory...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 days ago 20,951 reads 0 comments

  4. Drake Announced as Host of 2017 NBA Awards Show

    The inaugural NBA Awards Show officially has a host. NBA on TNT announced Tuesday that Drake will serve as the host for the June 26 event, which will air on TNT...

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  5. NBA L2M Report: LeBron James Traveled Before Go-Ahead 3-Pointer in Game 4

    LeBron James traveled prior to hitting a go-ahead three-pointer in the Cleveland Cavaliers ' 106-102 Game 4 playoff win over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday, a ccording to the NBA 's Last Two Minute Report for the game...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 days ago 123,251 reads 0 comments

  6. Biggest Offseason Priorities for Portland Trail Blazers

    It was merely a matter of when, not if, the Portland Trail Blazers would meet their maker in Round 1 of the 2017 NBA playoffs...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 days ago 13,525 reads 0 comments

  7. Stephen Curry Humbly Says He's 'Not Flawless,' but His Game 4 Was Beyond Cocky

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Look up "perfunctory" in the dictionary. First of all, why do you still own a dictionary? Are you a time traveler from the year 2000? I'll save you the effort: ...

    Dave Schilling Written by Dave Schilling about 2 days ago 190,647 reads 0 comments

  8. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets: Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick

    The third-seeded Houston Rockets hope to eliminate the sixth-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series Tuesday as solid home favorites...

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  9. Memphis Grizzlies vs. San Antonio Spurs Odds, Analysis and NBA Betting Pick

    The second-seeded San Antonio Spurs will try to hold serve in Game 5 of their first-round series against the seventh-seeded Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday as double-digit favorites...

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  10. NBA Metrics 101: Which Playoffs Studs Have Needed More Rest?

    Sometimes it's hard to remember, but even NBA stars are human. They might be capable of extraordinary feats of athleticism and precision, raining down three-point buckets with ...

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  11. NBA Playoff Schedule 2017: Tuesday TV Guide, Live-Stream Info and Picks

    Three MVP candidates will play on Tuesday night, with Russell Westbrook and James Harden facing off in Houston and Kawhi Leonard looking to defend his home court in San Antonio against Memphis...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 2 days ago 3,130 reads 0 comments

  12. Damian Lillard Says 'You Have to Be Obsessed' to Beat Warriors

    Following the Portland Trail Blazers ' 128-103 playoff-elimination loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday, Blazers guard Damian Lillard expressed the need to be "obsessed" in order to take down the Dubs...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 days ago 46,195 reads 0 comments

  13. 2017 NBA Free Agent Stock Watch: Playoff Edition

    Potential buyers on the NBA free-agent market will always consider a player's full resume, but everyone's guilty of succumbing to a little recency bias now and then...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 days ago 59,007 reads 0 comments

  14. Ranking the Best 3-and-D Specialists in 2017 NBA Draft

    The NBA 's three-and-D guards and wings have risen in value over the years. Shooters who can defend are highly coveted, even if they lack dynamic scoring and playmaking ability...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 2 days ago 27,912 reads 0 comments

  15. Stephen Curry, Mike Brown Talk Warriors' Sweep of Blazers in 2017 NBA Playoffs

    The Golden State Warriors had little trouble completing their first-round playoff series sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday with a 128-103 victory at Moda Center...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 11,915 reads 0 comments

  16. Stephen Curry, Warriors Demolish Blazers After Record 1st Qtr, Complete Sweep

    The Portland Trail Blazers were supposed to be just a steppingstone for the Golden State Warriors on the way to bigger goals, but the two-time defending Western Conference champs took that step with style Monday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 77,042 reads 0 comments

  17. Stephen Curry Shimmies After Drilling 3-Pointer over Al-Farouq Aminu

    The Golden State Warriors appeared to be operating at full capacity Monday when they poured in 72 points in the first half of their Game 4 Western Conference playoffs series against the Portland Trail Blazers...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 1,507 reads 0 comments

  18. Warriors Tie NBA Playoff Record with 45-Point 1st Quarter vs. Blazers

    The Golden State Warriors wanted to put the Portland Trail Blazers away before the team could get any hope in Game 4 at Moda Center . The No...

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  19. 7 Score in Double-Digits as Hawks Pull Away Late for 111-101 Win vs. Wizards

    The Atlanta Hawks just needed some home cooking. After dropping the first two games of their playoff series against the Washington Wizards on the road, they evened the battle ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 5,444 reads 0 comments

  20. Norman Powell's Career Night Vaults Raptors to Game 5 118-93 Win vs. Bucks

    For the first time this series, the Toronto Raptors are in control. The No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference took a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff matchup with a 118-93 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 days ago 11,132 reads 0 comments

  21. Kevin Durant Active for Game 4 of Warriors vs. Blazers After Leg Injury Recovery

    The Golden State Warriors announced Kevin Durant is available to play in Game 4 Monday night against the Portland Trail Blazers . NBC Sports Bay Area's Rosalyn Gold-Onwude added the team doesn't have a minutes restriction for Durant...

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  22. 'The Full 48' Podcast: Rockets GM Daryl Morey on Free Agency, NBA Rule Changes

    In Episode 3 of Beacher Report's The Full 48 podcast, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey joins senior writer Howard Beck and B/R's Jordan Brenner. Morey discusses free agency, building a team and NBA rule changes...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 2 days ago 1,341 reads 0 comments

  23. Clippers' Austin Rivers to Play in Game 5 After Recovering from Hamstring Injury

    Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers is set to return to the lineup for Tuesday's Game 5 against the Utah Jazz . However, head coach Doc Rivers expects him to be on a minutes restriction, per Brad Turner of the Los Angeles Times ...

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  24. Russell Westbrook Calls Out Rockets Who Laughed at Roberson Missing Free Throws

    When Russell Westbrook is irked, he doesn't hold back. During Sunday's Game 4, the Houston Rockets had a good laugh at Oklahoma City Thunder forward Andre Roberson's expense...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 203 reads 0 comments

  25. Cleveland Cavaliers Post Historically Slim Winning Margin in 4-Game Sweep

    The Cleveland Cavaliers finished off their sweep of the Indiana Pacers with a 106-102 victory Sunday, but it wasn't as dominant a showing in the first round as the series score would indicate...

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